Gateshead striker Jon Shaw 'happy to stay' at club

Jon Shaw shoots against Grimsby
Shaw (foreground) netted his seventh goal of the season against Grimsby on Monday

Gateshead striker Jon Shaw has ruled out a move away from the club, amid interest from Blue Square Bet Premier rivals Luton Town.

Luton have had a bid rejected for the 26-year-old who has scored seven goals in six games for Gateshead this season.

"The magnitude of Luton Town as a club is enough to turn anybody's head," Shaw told BBC Newcastle.

"But I'm a Gateshead player for the foreseeable future. I'll be here until the club don't want me."

He added: "I'm happy here. I moved here with my wife and child, I've got another child on the way, my mum's up here and my family are around me. It's a great area.

"There's 22 teams in this division I wouldn't join, there's 24 teams in League Two I wouldn't join."

Speculation surrounding the Sheffield-born forward's future has failed to derail his prolific form, which follows a successful 2010-11 campaign in which the former Mansfield striker netted 21 times.

"I'm not going to let it affect my work - I'm happy to be here," Shaw added.

"I'm playing with great lads, great players who are creating chances, and we're joint top of the league.

"There's no need to be anywhere else in this league, or in the country really, so I'm happy where I am."

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